Deal-seeking entrepreneurs at the annual South By Southwest tech conference found the venue hosting another kind of pitching: hopefuls from around the region seeking to get on the ABC television show Shark Tank.
Twitter has long let its users speak their minds on its service, often calling itself the "free-speech wing of the free-speech party." So one organization is taking it into its own hands to police certain "hate words" on the social network.
Mexican broadcast and media company Grupo Televisa said Friday it faces a series of "substantive and restrictive measures" imposed by regulators who determined the company to be dominant in the broadcast market.
Robots are crucial in the cleanup of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear-power plant, where several reactors had meltdowns three years ago, but the machines can cost millions of dollars apiece and most do one task.
Sony inked a deal Friday to sell its former headquarters and a nearby building for Y16.1 billion ($156 million), the latest in a round of asset sales to plug in losses from its flagging consumer electronics business.